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29.05.2020 | 01:52 PM

Jeff Cao leads innovative mobile smartphone brand vivo into South Africa

29.05.2020 | 12:15 PM

Boeing to lay off more than 6000 employees

28.05.2020 | 04:01 PM

How to ensure your immune system is ready to fight Covid-19

28.05.2020 | 01:05 PM

The fight against Covid-19: How Africans are embodying the true meaning of Africa month

28.05.2020 | 12:14 PM

Finding it hard to breathe in an N95 mask? This may be the solution

27.05.2020 | 03:24 PM

A 2-metre social distance may not be enough to avoid Covid-19

27.05.2020 | 12:49 PM

6 steps to get re-employed if you’ve unexpectedly lost your job

26.05.2020 | 03:13 PM

This copper jacket is designed to kill viruses and bacteria

26.05.2020 | 12:15 PM

There’s more to Facebook’s work-from-home policy than meets the eye

25.05.2020 | 04:14 PM

Live Music is on Life Support, Streaming may be the Industry Life Saver

25.05.2020 | 11:29 AM

How to Take Control of your Zoom Meetings

22.05.2020 | 03:11 PM

Here’s how to play with the elements to bring nature into your home

21.05.2020 | 03:49 PM

Re-opening of schools in SA a contentious subject

21.05.2020 | 12:29 PM

Is the content you consume “digitally nutritious” for your brain?

20.05.2020 | 01:16 PM

Fast Company Talks: A back-to-school (virtual) event not to be missed

20.05.2020 | 11:48 AM

German film-lovers can now watch movies through their windows

19.05.2020 | 05:17 PM

The new normal of learning in a post Covid-19 world

19.05.2020 | 01:36 PM

Inside the Covid-19 McDonald’s of the future

19.05.2020 | 12:29 PM

Covid-19 and the threat of groundwater contamination from burial sites

18.05.2020 | 03:31 PM

How to mitigate the effects of lockdown on your business

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Twitter’s new permanent work-from-home policy

Twitter employees will be allowed to work from home permanently, even after the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, CEO Jack Dorsey said in an email to staff Tuesday. While some jobs that involve in-person operations, such as […]

Pepsi and Frito-Lay’s want you to buy their snacks online

All things considered, the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic were relatively kind to PepsiCo. Last month, the multinational snack and beverage giant reported an earnings bump of 10%, in part because snack lovers loaded up on […]

Hotel bookings take 85% knock

Just how badly has the travel industry been hit by COVID-19? Yesterday, travel-booking giant Booking Holdings, parent company of Booking.com, Priceline.com, Kayak.com, and OpenTable, among other sites, reported its financial results for the first quarter […]

#LockdownLearning: Readers win big with Red & Yellow

Last month, Fast Company SA, along with Red & Yellow Creative School of Business embarked on a mission to give back to our dynamic communities of loyal readers and followers, critical thinkers, entrepreneurs, visionaries and […]

Airbnb becomes latest Covid-19 business victim

Refocusing its efforts for a travel ecosphere that will be dramatically and permanently reshaped by the coronavirus pandemic, Airbnb plans to lay off almost 1,900 employees, or about 25% of its workforce—a substantial downsizing for […]

Uber Eats buckles under Covid-19 pressure

Covid-19 is almost affecting every industry right now. Service providers in particular have had to halt their operations entirely, as there is simply no way to get to their customers. While most tech companies have […]

The growing problem of fake goods in the Covid-19 era

Since the coronavirus crisis intensified, shoppers have had little choice but to turn to e-commerce, even for basic essentials. In a recent study conducted by Red Points, the online brand-protection company that I lead, we found 60.4% […]

Coronomics: The pandemic will create work (for robots), workers should own them

How workers can defend themselves against the onslaught of robots on their work

Are restaurants ready for the Level 4 delivery demand?

The news that South Africans will be able to purchase hot foods again from Friday, May 1, under the country’s Level 4 lockdown restrictions, has been met with excitement.  The lifting of a ban on […]

Save Your Local: Calling on South Africa to help save small businesses

The lockdown in South Africa has put a massive strain on the economy with 30% of businesses saying they do not have enough revenue to last more than one month of lockdown. And when it […]

Netflix subscribers skyrocket in the middle of pandemic

With Hollywood effectively shut down and much of the world sheltering in place, Netflix added an eye-popping 15.8 million new paying subscribers last quarter. In after-hours trading, Netflix’s stock price rocketed and then crashed back […]

All you need to know about payment holidays

In this locked down economy, loan customers are under financial strain as they face retrenchment, unemployment and slashed salaries. One of the biggest stressors in this situation is the repayment of loans. However, most banks […]

All the things COVID-19 will change forever

We’re four weeks into the massive time-out forced on us by coronavirus. Many of us have spent much of that time trying to get used to the radical lifestyle change the virus has brought. But […]

More than half a million Zoom accounts are for sale by hackers

Almost as quickly as Zoom rose to become an essential tool in our COVID-19 world, the video conferencing app shot into the limelight of controversy thanks to its myriad privacy and security failings. To Zoom’s credit, […]

This new “Tinder” for entrepreneurs and investors is taking the business world by storm

Twenty-one-year-old South African duo Zander Matthee and Brandon Bate are born entrepreneurs.  Always on the lookout for a gap in the market and lucrative opportunities, they use their creative mindsets and business acumen to make […]

A ‘stay-home economy’ is on the rise. And these industries are set to benefit

COVID-19 will not be with us forever. It will however shake up the economy, and its economic remnants may stay with us for the foreseeable future. It is increasingly likely that people will be self-quarantining […]

What to do if you’ve lost your job due to coronavirus

A few weeks ago, everything may have felt stable in your career. Now, with the coronavirus outbreak continuing to have a tremendous human and economic impact, you’ve suddenly been given the unfortunate news: You’re getting […]

#LockdownLearning: Win a free course with Red & Yellow Creative School of Business

As the world comes to a standstill and individuals and businesses adapt to the new normal, enforced quarantines and self-isolation has forced even the most traditional industries to engage with digital technology.  In fact, it […]

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